Golfcourse manager

Leicester City Football Club have an exciting opportunity to join their award-winning Sports Turf and Grounds team.

The overall objective of the Golf Course Manager is To manage the development and upkeep of the nine-hole golf course and its surrounding areas at the Club’s training ground in Seagrave.

This role will offer the candidate the opportunity to lead a team, drive the highest levels of engagement and performance within the team, and ensure consistency of the standards of the course that meets the needs of any users which may include the Club’s ownership, players or external visitors.

Who We’re Looking For 

The ideal candidate will have significant experience (minimum two years) of working within a similar management capacity and with strong organisational, people and leadership skills. Essential knowledge, skills and qualifications required for the role include:

  • Experience in the production and implementation of a working maintenance program, consisting of mowing regimes, fertiliser applications, and bio stimulant/growth regulator usage
  • Wide-ranging knowledge of plants, shrubs, trees and planting schemes
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying qualifications
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a team to achieve departmental objectives

We need someone who can communicate clearly and efficiently to delegate and carry out instructions, collaborate with departments across the Sports Turf Academy, and demonstrate honesty, integrity, reliability and professionalism at all times.

The individual will take pride and ownership of the golf course and greenkeeping team whilst valuing and encouraging individual and team progression and development.

About The Club 

Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.

Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition.  The Club continues to build on that success and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.

Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays.  Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the recent opening of a new state-of-the-art training ground in north Leicestershire.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type – Permanent  
Hours Per Week 
 37.5

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer, and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.

To view a full job description click here, while to apply please click here.

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